There are signs that the puffin stock in Iceland is at great risk again this year. According to biologist Erpur Snær Hansen, there is a collapse of the puffin stock in Iceland.
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The Iceland Met Office has issued a warning that mudflows may occur across roads in mountainous regions in Northwest and North Iceland in the coming days. There is also a risk of landslides in the West Fjords and on Tröllaskagi in the north due to heavy rainfall.
Twenty-one people were rescued from the whale-watching boat Haukur after it got stranded on Lundey island in Skjálfandi Bay, North Iceland, shortly before 6 pm yesterday.
Most campsites in Iceland have electricity and many offer cooking and laundry facilities, as well as showers. Additional facilities at some campsites in Iceland include free Wi-Fi, television and even laser tag.
Precipitation in Reykjavík measured 115.8 millimeters in June, the highest since records began in 1920 and more than three times the June average.
A deep low is forecast in Southwest and West Iceland tomorrow. The Icelandic Met Office has urged travelers to keep an eye on weather updates over the next few days.
Landmannalaugar, the well-known hot springs in South Iceland, have been red-listed by the Environment Agency of Iceland.
The search and rescue team of Hornafjörður are looking for a French man who went hiking at Lónsöræfi on June 17 and has not been heard from since.
Iceland’s Ring Road is among the world’s top ten coastal drives according to members and editors of virtualtourist.com.
The Icelandic Coast Guard is to request an injunction against the landowner charging an entrance fee to Stokksnes near Höfn í Hornafirði, Southeast Iceland.
The Icelandic Met Office has advised travelers with trailers that winds of 8 to 15 m/s are forecast in South and West Iceland tonight and tomorrow.
According to the Glacier Research Society of Iceland, Sólheimajökull glacier in the south of the country has retreated 887 meters since 1995, not 240 meters as earlier reported.
Sólheimajökull glacier in South Iceland has retreated 240 meters over the past two decades, according to geologist Björn Oddsson.
Hunter, the border collie lost for nearly a week after his travel cage fell off a conveyor belt and burst open at Keflavík International Airport, has been found safe.
Yesterday afternoon the organization of landowners at Reykjahlíð, an area in Mývatnssveit in the north of Iceland, began charging a fee of ISK 800 (EUR 5/USD 7) for access to the hot springs east of Námafjall. The fee will apply to Icelanders and foreign tourists alike.
Last week landowners at Fróðá near Fróðárrif reef, Snæfellsnes, alerted authorities to dozens of dead seabirds on the beach
The Icelandic woman who has been missing from the Fljótshlíð area for over a week is called Ásta Stefánsdóttir, it has been revealed.
Jinna Yang’s world tour with a cardboard cutout of her father has been closely followed on the internet.
The woman found dead in Bleiksárgljúfur last week died because of a 30 meter fall over the waterfall in the canyon.
A border collie was lost at Keflavík International Airport last Friday when his cage broke whilst being transferred between planes.
The search continues for a woman who disappeared in Fljótshlíð in southern Iceland a week ago, but the number of people searching has now been cut back.
The number of ptarmigan in Iceland has increased by an average of 40 percent between the years 2013 and 2014.
Photographers and non-photographers alike leave Iceland with cameras full of stunning images, so one recent visitor decided to break the mould.